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GEOVANE m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant form of Giovane
. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian soccer player Geovane Diniz Silva (b. 1989), who is also known as Geovane Maranhão.
GUSTAVA f Dutch (Rare), Finnish (Rare), German (Rare), Italian (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Spanish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Gustaaf
(German and Scandinavian), Gustavas
(Lithuanian) and Gustavo
(Italian, Spanish and Portuguese).... [more]
INDAIÁ f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Indaiá proceeds from ini'yá Tupi-Guarani language, meaning "thread fruit," by combining the terms in Tupi "INIM" (hammock) and YBA (fruit), a reference to the use of its fibers for the production of hammocks.
IZILDA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Variant of Isilda
. This was borne by Maria Izilda de Castro Ribeiro (1897-1911), a Portuguese girl who died aged 13; she is known to Brazilian Catholics as "Menina Izildinha", and is venerated as a Brazilian folk saint.
JOSMAR m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Contraction of José Maria
(Portuguese) or José María
(Spanish), a compound name traditionally given in honour of the parents of Jesus. However, the initial syllable can also be taken from Josué
; in such cases it is often formed from the names of the bearer's parents (i.e., Josué and Maria/María; note that it has been fairly common in Latin America for parents to give their children a combination of their own names (Elián
being another example)).
JURACI m Portuguese (Brazilian)
This is apparently a name that originated from the Tupi people, an indigenous people of Brazil. In the now extinct Tupi language, the name apparently means "one who speaks well". However, it is also possible that in some instances, the name is derived from Latin juratio
, which in turn comes from the Latin verb jurare
"to swear, to vow"... [more]
JUSSARA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
, means "sting", "burn" or "itch" in Tupi. Ii'sara
are the Tupi names to the tree Euterpe oleracea
JUTAÍ m Portuguese (Brazilian)
The meaning and origin of this name is uncertain. It may be derived from the Brazilian river of the same name.
KÁSSIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Cássia
. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian television presenter, singer and actress Kássia Franco.
KÁSSIO m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Cássio
. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian soccer players Kassio Rinaldo de Lima Gomes (b. 1987) and Kassio Rocha Martins (b. 1992).
KHAUAN m Portuguese (Brazilian)
It originates in the native tribes of pre-colonial Brazil. Its meaning can be divided into two: black hawk or one that brings misfortune.